Nando’s Spicy Rice
Nando’s Spicy Rice
5 from 3 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Tastes just like Nando’s spicy rice, this rice recipe is so simple to make. A one-pot rice recipe that is packed with flavour. Serve with a side of peri chicken for a true Nando’s meal.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 200 g Rice Basmati
  • 450 ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • 2 Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 200 g Tomatoes Canned
  • Coriander


  • Add the olive oil into the pan and heat on medium heat until hot
  • Add the finely diced onion and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the finely chopped bell pepper and green chilli then cook for a further 4-5 minutes
  • Add the finely chopped garlic cloves and cook for 1-2 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the salt, turmeric powder, cayenne powder and paprika then cook the spices for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the canned tomatoes then cook for another 4-5 minutes on medium heat
  • Drain the soaked rice and the cold water then stir before cooking for 8-10 minutes on high heat until the water is almost dried up
  • Add the lemon juice and finely chopped coriander then cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes
  • Serve immediately alongside some peri chicken and enjoy!

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